160 HP
150 LB-FT
Curb Weight
2200 LB
Rear Wheel Drive
Engine Size
2.6 L
Transmission Type
Manual 5-Speed
MPG (City/Highway)
25 MPG

For a while I've been driving boring automatic cars with no feeling in them. The ride was dampened with power steering, soft suspension, electrical amenities and plenty of body roll. When I left for college I decided that when I return home for vacations and summer that I wanted a car to be excited to see and drive. So I began looking for low-rust examples of the pre 1975 Datsun vehicles. I was thinking about getting a 210 or a 240z for the longest time. I was surfing Craigslist when I came across this unmodified 260z. The interior was clean and the miles were low so my father and I went to check it out. Two days later when went for a second visit to the car and purchased it. Upon having it delivered I started working on it immediat

Discuss this build

[]Jordan Shuster

Oh wow, gorgeous Datsun!

[]Noah Rodebaugh

Thank you!

[]Randy Gross

Beautiful car! I have always wanted a Z in blue!

[]Noah Rodebaugh

I've never seen a Z car in blue but I can imagine how handsome it would look.

[]Sac Car Scene

Great looking 260. Love this car, I wish Nissan would bring this back as a limited run of cars. The Z series would be so cool to see back in production.

[]Noah Rodebaugh

I agree wholeheartedly. They were the purest form of sports car at the time.

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